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Just in case anyone is not aware, the main gate post at the field entrance is broken at its base just at ground level. ( the bolt side post) The post is only supported by the fencing attached to it. If the fencing fails then the post will fall and …

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Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:08 pm

haha
Just half an hour ago I was out with my little breese at my school field just ploding about the sky when out of no-where a buzzard came and latched on the the tail plane of my breese!
The buzzard carried it a few hundred feet then Droped it where I was able to recover and land safley.
Slady no video but im sure it would of made you laugh
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Post by Stubbsy on Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:07 pm

OMG - Pity there was no video, that would have been worth £200 on "you've been framed" for sure!
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Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:18 pm

haha yeah!
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Post by Allan Patrick on Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:46 pm

Yes, amazing aren't they. We've had a few run ins with buzzards and once with a red kite. Only camera we had for that was a phone so they are little more than grainy dots in the sky
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Post by Marty on Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:52 pm

any damage Sam?
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Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:26 pm

Just litte puncture marks where the talons dug in, and the elevator was wigled a bit lose, but no not really
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Post by Marty on Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:36 pm

Quite lucky then Cool
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Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:37 pm

Yes very Smile
I was able to regain full control and make a nice safe landing, I think the motor spooked it abit
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